Archive for April, 2009

Students Unconcerned About Suspected Swine Flu On Campus

Thursday, April 30th, 2009


Local college students say they re taking precautions to keep from getting sick but are not worried yet about getting Swine Flu

Mayor plans cuts to after school programs

Thursday, April 30th, 2009


TONIGHT WE VE LEARNED ALBUQUERQUE S MAYOR IS PLANNING ON MAKING SOME MAJOR BUDGET CUTS TO A-P-S AFTER- SCHOOL PROGRAMS THAT THE CITY HELPS PAY FOR THOUSANDS OF STUDENTS USE THE PROGRAMS EVERY DAY JEFF MAHER IS LIVE NEAR 8TH AND IRON TO TELL US WHAT A-P-S COULD DO TO SAVE THOSE PROGRAMS — JEFF THE BUDGET CUTS WOULD AFFECT PRETTY MUCH ALL OF THE CITY S MIDDLE AND ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS LIKE DOLORES GONZALES A-P-S WILL USE ITS FEDERAL STIMULUS MONEY TO KEEP THE PROGRAMS GOING BUT SOME SAY THAT S NOT HOW THAT MONEY IS MEANT TO BE USED TODAY MAYOR MARTIN CHAVEZ MET WITH A-P-S SUPERINTENDENT WINSTON BROOKS TO TALK ABOUT THE CITY S ANTICIPATED 68-MILLION DOLLAR BUDGET SHORTFALL — AND WHAT COULD BE CUT FROM THE CITY S CONTRIBUTIONS TO A-P-S EACH YEAR THE CITY GIVES A-P-S ONE AND HALF MILLION DOLLARS FOR ELEMENTARY AND MIDDLE SCHOOL AFTER-SCHOOL PROGRAMS — LIKE MATH ART COMPUTER AND CHESS CLUBS — AND LITERACY PROGRAMS THE MAYOR WANTS TO CUT 500- THOUSAND DOLLARS OF THAT FOR ONE YEAR — WHICH A-P-S WILL COVER USING FEDERAL STIMULUS MONEY THAT WAY NO PROGRAMS WILL BE SCRAPPED the use of these funds are going to be for academic programming after school so it falls exactly in line with what our stimulus funds are for CITY COUNCILOR MICHAEL CADIGAN DISAGREES WITH THE WHOLE ARRANGEMENT BETWEEN A-P-S AND THE MAYOR — AND SAYS THE MAYOR COULD HAVE EASILY MADE CUTS TO OTHER CITY PROJECTS THAT DON T AFFECT THE CLASSROOM — LIKE BILLBOARD ADVERTISING AND TURNING AN OLD STRIP CLUB DOWNTOWN INTO A TEEN ACTIVITY CENTER it s a shame to have to see APS spend its stimulus money replacing a project that the city is taking away - could use that stimulus money for something else like more classrooms hiring some educational aides providing music and science in the classroom SOME OF THE A- P-S SCHOOL BOARD MEMBERS ALSO HAVE SOME CONCERNS OVER THE MAYOR S AFTER-SCHOOL PROGRAM CUTS — AND THE PLAN TO USE STIMULUS MONEY TO COVER THOSE CUTS THAT S WHY THE SUPERINTENDENT IS GOING TO ADDRESS THE BOARD FIRST THING TOMORROW MORNING ABOUT THE AGREEMENT LIVE AT DOLORES GONZALES ELEMENTARY — JEFF MAHER EYEWITNESS NEWS FOUR A CITY WORKER IN SOCORRO IS NAILED FOR DWI WHILE ON

Collierville Student May Have Swine Flu

Thursday, April 30th, 2009


Conway school vadalism suspects arrested

Thursday, April 30th, 2009


Conway Police arrest four teenagers believed responsible for 20 000 worth of damage at Carl Stuart Middle School in Conway

Swine Flu Cases Expected at NYC Public School

Thursday, April 30th, 2009


One week after swine flu first broke out at a private school in New York City 16 more New Yorkers likely have the virus and several more are expected to be confirmed at a city public school April 30

School holds classes without water

Thursday, April 30th, 2009


Teens in Court in School Bombing Plot

Thursday, April 30th, 2009


Two Maryland teens accused of plotting to use explosive devices to kill their high school principal and set the school s auditorium on fire were in court on Thursday 160 Friends and family filled the courtroom and they later told reporters the boys who were described aren t the teens they know

Crews Clean AISD School with Flu Case

Thursday, April 30th, 2009


On Thursday cleaning crews spent the day disinfecting the Lucy Read Pre-K Demonstration School The school was closed on Wednesday after one of the students was suspected of having the swine flu

School In Collierville Closed After Probable Swine Flu Case, Parents React

Thursday, April 30th, 2009


Workers now students

Thursday, April 30th, 2009


After decades of gainful employment thousands of people in the manufacturing industry in Northeast Wisconsin this past year found themselves out of work Some took lower paid jobs elsewhere and for for others the answer is a new beginning
FOX11 s Mark Leland goes back to school with former NewPage workers as we look at Our Economy Your Future